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  • President:Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
  • Prime Minister:Yahya Ould Hademine
  • Capital city:Nouakchott
  • Languages:Arabic (official and national), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French note: the spoken Arabic in Mauritania differs considerably from the modern standard Arabic used for official written purposes or in the media; the Mauritanian dialect, which incorporates many Berber words, is referred to as Hassaniya
  • National statistics office
  • Total Population (millions):4.3 (2017)
  • GNI per Capita (US $):1,120.0 (2016)
  • Labor Force Participation - Total (%):47.6 (2017)
  • Sex Ratio (per 100 female):101.4 (2017)
  • Population Living Below $ 1.90 a Day (% of Population):5.9 (2014)

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